Minister: Minister for Seniors and Disability Services and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Agency: Department of Seniors, Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships


Forensic Disability Act 2011 No. 13

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
01 July 2011

majority of provs commenced

01 October 2011 2011 Act No. 13
01 July 2012 2012 Act No. 92012 Act No. 10
20 May 2013 2013 Act No. 13
01 July 2014 10 October 2016 2006 Act No. 12(amd 2014 Act No. 12)2014 Act No. 26
05 March 2017 06 March 2017 2016 Act No. 5
06 March 2018 17 May 2018

prov exp 5 March 2018

01 December 2018 27 August 2019 2017 Act No. 32
25 May 2020 26 May 2020 2020 Act No. 16

Forensic Disability Act 2011 No. 13

date of assent 19 May 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 216–222, 234, 255 (1) (to the extent it omits defs mechanical restraint, seclusion), 255(2) (to the extent it ins defs mechanical restraint, seclusion) of the Mental Health Act 2000 commenced 1 October 2011 (2011 SL No. 121 item 2)

sch 2 pt 2 amdts 8–21 of the Mental Health Act 2000 commenced 1 October 2011 immediately after the commencement of the provisions that commenced 1 October 2011 (2011 SL No. 121 item 3)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2011 (2011 SL No. 121 item 1)

Disability Services Act 2006 No. 12 ss 1–2, 333 sch 2 (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 04 April 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 95)

Amending legislation

Communities Legislation (Funding Red Tape Reduction) Amendment Act 2014 No. 12 ss 1–2, 73–74 (amends 2006 No. 12 above)

date of assent 09 April 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 95)

Forensic Disability Act 2011 No. 13 ch 1 pt 1, s 270 sch 2 pt 1

date of assent 19 May 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 October 2011 immediately after the commencement of the provisions that commenced 1 October 2011 (2011 SL No. 121 item 4)

Health and Hospitals Network and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 9 ss 1–2, 54 sch

date of assent 27 June 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2012 (see s 2 (1))

Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amendment Act 2012 No. 10 pts 1, 7

date of assent 27 June 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2012 (see s 2)

Health Practitioner Registration and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 13 ss 1–2(1), pt 6

date of assent 27 March 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 20 May 2013 (2013 SL No. 69 item 1)

Public Guardian Act 2014 No. 26 ss 1–2(1), ch 8 pt 8

date of assent 28 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (see s 2 (1))

Mental Health Act 2016 No. 5

date of assent 04 March 2016

ch 1 pt 1 hdgs, ss 3—4, pts 2–4, chs 2—21 schs 1—4 comm 5 March 2017 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2))

Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 32

date of assent 13 September 2017

ss 4 (2), (4), (6)–(7), 5–7, 13–15, 27, 30 (2)–(3), 31, 40–42, 44–49, 51, 52 (to the extent it ins ss 320, 322–323), 53–54, 57 (1)–(3), 78 (2), pts 4–5, sch 1 comm 1 December 2018 (2018 SL No. 175) (proposed commencement 14 September 2019 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA (2)(2018 SL No. 129))

Justice and Other Legislation (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Amendment Act 2020 No. 16

date of assent 25 May 2020

pt 5 div 2 comm on date of assent

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Long title amd 2011 No. 13 s 270 sch 2 pt 1

s 4 amd 2016 No. 5 s 875

s 6 amd 2016 No. 5 s 875

s 7 amd 2016 No. 5 s 877

s 9 amd 2011 No. 13 s 270 sch 2 pt 1

s 10 amd 2016 No. 5 s 878

s 14 amd 2016 No. 5 s 879

s 15 amd 2016 No. 5 s 880

ch 2 pt 2 hdg sub 2016 No. 5 s 881

s 20 amd 2016 No. 5 s 882

s 21 amd 2016 No. 5 s 883

s 22 amd 2016 No. 5 s 884

s 26 amd 2014 No. 26 s 235; 2016 No. 5 s 885

s 32 amd 2013 No. 13 s 16

ch 4 pt 3 hdg ins 2016 No. 5 s 886

s 32A ins 2016 No. 5 s 886

ch 4 pt 4 hdg ins 2016 No. 5 s 886

s 32B ins 2016 No. 5 s 886

ch 5 hdg om 2016 No. 5 s 887

ch 5 pt 1 hdg om 2016 No. 5 s 887

s 33 om 2016 No. 5 s 887

s 34 om 2016 No. 5 s 887

s 35 om 2016 No. 5 s 887

s 36 om 2016 No. 5 s 887

s 37 om 2016 No. 5 s 887

s 38 om 2016 No. 5 s 887

s 39 om 2016 No. 5 s 887

s 40 om 2016 No. 5 s 887

ch 5 pt 2 hdg om 2016 No. 5 s 887

s 41 om 2016 No. 5 s 887

s 47 amd 2006 No. 12 s 333 sch 2 (amd 2014 No. 12 ss 73–74); 2016 No. 5 s 888

s 84 amd 2016 No. 5 s 889

s 91 amd 2016 No. 5 s 890

s 92 om 2016 No. 5 s 891

s 98 om 2016 No. 5 s 892

s 106 amd 2013 No. 13 s 17

s 113 amd 2016 No. 5 s 893

s 113A ins 2016 No. 5 s 894

s 114 amd 2016 No. 5 s 895

s 115 amd 2016 No. 5 s 896

s 116 amd 2016 No. 5 s 897

s 117 amd 2016 No. 5 s 898

s 122 amd 2016 No. 5 s 899

s 123 amd 2012 No. 9 s 54 sch

om 2016 No. 5 s 900

s 126 amd 2016 No. 5 s 901

s 128 amd 2016 No. 5 s 902

ch 10 hdg om 2016 No. 5 s 903

ch 10 pt 1 hdg om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 129 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 130 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 131 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 132 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 133 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 134 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 135 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 136 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 137 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 138 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

ch 10 pt 2 hdg om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 139 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

ch 10 pt 3 hdg om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 140 om 2016 No. 5 s 903

s 141 amd 2016 No. 5 s 904

s 142 om 2016 No. 5 s 905

s 144 amd 2016 No. 5 s 906

ch 12 pt 2A hdg ins 2020 No. 16 s 21

exp 31 December 2020 (see s 149D)

s 149 prev s 149 om 2016 No. 5 s 907

pres s 149 ins 2020 No. 16 s 21

exp 31 December 2020 (see s 149D)

s 149A ins 2020 No. 16 s 21

exp 31 December 2020 (see s 149D)

s 149B ins 2020 No. 16 s 21

exp 31 December 2020 (see s 149D)

s 149C ins 2020 No. 16 s 21

exp 31 December 2020 (see s 149D)

s 149D ins 2020 No. 16 s 21

exp 31 December 2020 (see s 149D)

s 152 om 2016 No. 5 s 908

s 155 amd 2016 No. 5 s 909

ch 13 hdg amd 2016 No. 5 s 910

ch 13 pt 1 hdg amd 2016 No. 5 s 911

ch 13 pt 2 hdg ins 2016 No. 5 s 912

s 161 ins 2016 No. 5 s 912

s 162 ins 2016 No. 5 s 912

s 163 ins 2016 No. 5 s 912

s 164 ins 2016 No. 5 s 912

s 165 ins 2016 No. 5 s 912

s 166 ins 2016 No. 5 s 912

exp 5 March 2018 (see s 166(4))

sch 2 def applicable forensic order sub 2016 No. 5 s 913 (1)–(2)

sch 2 def applied provisions om 2016 No. 5 s 913 (1)

sch 2 def chief psychiatrist amd 2016 No. 5 s 913 (2)

sch 2 def community treatment amd 2016 No. 5 s 913 (2)

sch 2 def director (mental health) om 2016 No. 5 s 913 (1)

sch 2 def forensic information order om 2016 No. 5 s 913 (1)

sch 2 def forensic order (disability) amd 2016 No. 5 s 913 (2)

sch 2 def forensic order (Mental Health Court—Disability) om 2016 No. 5 s 913 (1)

sch 2 def limited community treatment amd 2016 No. 5 s 913 (3)

sch 2 def Mental Health Act amd 2016 No. 5 s 913 (4)

sch 2 def patient om 2016 No. 5 s 913 (1)

sch 2 def registered health practitioner amd 2012 No. 10 s 16; 2013 No. 13 s 18 (1)

sch 2 def registered nurse amd 2017 No. 32 s 87(2) sch 1 pt 2

sch 2 def special notification client om 2016 No. 5 s 913 (1)

sch 2 def speech pathologist ins 2013 No. 13 s 18 (2)

sch 2 def temporary absence approval amd 2016 No. 5 s 913 (5)

sch 2 def transfer order om 2016 No. 5 s 913 (1)

sch 2 prev sch 2 amd 1 July 2011 RA s 40

om 1 October 2011 RA s 40

pres sch 2 (prev sch 3) renum 2011 No. 13 s 270 sch 2 pt 1

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